Buxton Museum and Art Gallery will be displaying the British Museum’s ‘Hoards: a hidden history of ancient Britain’ exhibition in the spring.
This training session forms part of a programme of activities linked to this exhibition and will explore how to care for, handle and display metal objects including coins. Topics covered will include providing optimum environmental conditions, safe handling and packing, display techniques, cleaning and housekeeping.
The training is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and will be led by Anita Hollinshead, Regional Collections Adviser for Museum Development East Midlands. It will consist of a mixture of presentations, practical activities and informal discussions. All participants will receive a pack of additional information and handouts.
Who is this day for?
The course is suitable for staff and volunteers who are new to this area of collections care or those who would just like to refresh their knowledge. It is open to delegates outside of the East Midlands. To book your place, please click here.
18 March – Care of Metals
10am-3.30pm Buxton Museum and Art Gallery, Terrace Road, Buxton SK17 6DA